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Nov 4, 2012 11:30am EST
compete with bill clinton in that field. i think the president is very inspiring. and i think all of the things we don't show in the movie, the closed door meetings he has with panetta where he says put bin laden at the front of the to do list, he plays things close to the vest. and i think there's an element of perhaps he could be a better smoozer, a guy who says whatever needs to be said to get things done. i think he's fairly principled. in terms of the decision to green light the raid, i think it was a politically unwise call. it was a -- something that had much more political downside than upside. >> harvey, a big fundraiser for president obama, you understand and know a lot of people in the community who are supportive of the president. if he wins re-election, what kind of restart would you like to see from this president to have a different effect on what he's able to achieve in a second term if it comes to that? >> well, not inheriting a recession from the previous administration and now the economy is stabilizing, i'm ceo of a fairly large sized company. in '08, we were on the r
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 6:30pm EST
president bill clinton. president obama even borrowing president clinton's campaign song. president clinton slammed romney. >> he's tying himself into knots saying he didn't oppose what he didn't oppose. >> reporter: and obama -- >> we know what change looks like and he ain't it. >> reporter: and president obama confused the former presidents. that ad th that. >> that ad that you have seen that president clinton bankrupted the auto industry so that china could buy it. >> we're in commanding position, but our big challenge new is to make sure that we execute and get our vote out. >> reporter: michelle obama will join the president in iowa for his final event tomorrow night. kristen welker, nbc news, traveling with the president in cincinnati, ohio. >>> meantime tonight mitt romney is barrelling through a few states of his own. >> reporter: anticipating a dramatic finale -- >> two more days. two more days and we can get to work rebuilding our country. >> reporter: mitt romney this weekend is racing through eight events in seven states. >> we have got to change course because unless we
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 8:00am EST
, wisconsin, iowa, and virginia, where he enlisted former president bill clinton to help had him close the gap with white working class voters, and to remind them about recent boone times under a democratic president. >> barack obama is a proven cooperator. >> everybody is doing their fair share, and everybody is playing by the same rules. that's what we believe. that's why you elected bill clinton in 1992. >> reporter: mitt romney made stops in new hampshire, iowa, and colorado can on saturday be and continued to push his key argument -- the economy will be stronger under his presidency. >> from day one, i'm going to go to work to help americans get back to work. >> reporter: and he took aim at president obama for saying this on friday. >> don't move, vote. vote. voting is the best revenge. >> reporter: romney suggesting the president was encouraging people to vote for the wrong reasons. >> he asked his supporters to vote for revenge. >> boo! >> i ask the american people to vote for love of country. >> reporter: the obama campaign dismissed the flap calling it a small issue. now with
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
president bill clinton and singer dave matthews. and mitt romney will deliver his closing arguments for why voters should elect him. he'll hold rallies in columbus and cincinnati. no republican has ever lost in ohio and gone on to win the election. >>> in madryland, polling centes open from 8:00 until morning until 9:00 tonight. early voting was supposed to end yesterday, but it was extended due to hurricane sandy. >>> traffic backed up for miles at bridges. how new yorkers are dealing with the gridlock to get around the city. >>> the contingency plans being made right now in jersey shore ahead of election day. >>> one of the nationals best players of the season is now a free agent. first baseman adam laroche declined a $10 million option order by the nets. he won his first gold glove earlier this week is looking for a multiyear deal and wants to stay in d.c. sean burnett, also a free agent. burnett also says he wants to stay with the nets. >> we want them to stay. >>> a new starting tight end, aaron paulsen will live up with carolina. and chris cooley is working his way back into the g
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 11:00am EDT
. the president will hold a rally at jiffy lube live in northern virginia alongside bill clinton and dave matthews. >>> mitt romney is about to head to ohio himself. he's in wisconsin where he's giving what aids call his closing arguments. he will hold hallies in columbus and cincinnati this afternoon. he calls the october jobs report a sad reminder the economy is at a standstill. he says as president, he would make changes that lead to a real economic recovery. >>> turning to the weather, a cold, gray start to the day. we have blue sky out there now. puffy white clouds. >> yes, we do. storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein with the forecast. >> hey, tom. >> what a welcome sightseeing that blue sky and sunshine. this may be the sunniest day of the week so far. we have been socked in with clouds and we had that cold sprinkle activity. it looks like it's beginning to wind down. we have a few passing sprinkles, speckles of green. a lot of activity is beginning to end. as we look to the west, there's a lot of sunshine. it is going to continue. a little bit of dry air pushing in over much
NBC
Nov 3, 2012 9:00am EDT
will be the former vice president or excuse me former president bill clinton and singer dave matthews at the jiffy lube live in bristow. president obama was supposed to visit prince william county on monday but rescheduled because of hurricane sandy. today is a busy one for the commander in chief. he'll also make stops in ohio, wisconsin, and iowa. meantime mitt romney is traveling all over the country to try and snag those last few undecided votes that may be out there. today he'll be in the battleground states of new hampshire, iowa, and colorado. he is also scheduled to travel to virginia. he is set to appear at george mason university for a rally on monday. his running mate paul ryan is racking up frequent flyer miles as well. he is scheduled to hit ohio, pennsylvania, virginia, and florida in the span of just eight hours today. >>> today is the last day for d.c. voters to cast their ballots before most people vote on tuesday. early voting officially ends in the district tonight. last week people waited in long lines to cast their ballots. if you're heading out you have f
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 6:00am EST
weigh. before mr. obama arrived, two warm up acts of sorts. dave matthews and bill clinton started things off. this was part of the president's final pitch. >> 2008, middle of two wars and the worst economic crisis since the great depression. today, we have created nearly 5.5 million new jobs. the american auto industry back on top. home values on the rise, housing construction is coming back. >> romney campaign spending even more of its final days in virginia. today, vice presidential candidate paul ryan headlines rallies for the gop ticket in richmond and with paul showing virginia the closest of battleground, ryan appealed directly for help in turning out the vote. >> we talked to that friend, neighbor, that liked hope in 2008, knows how it's an empty promise. we will wake up wednesday, november 7th, and we will know we met the moment as a country. >> repter: this is the last scheduled stop, but vice president joe biden comes to sterling on monday and mitt romney spends sunday and monday in the commonwealth with a rally in fairfax on monday. news 4 today. >>> long lines in d.c.
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 9:00am EST
, bristol. >> former president bill clinton may have been losing his voice. >> he has done a good job with a bad hand. >> reporter: in virginia, he spoke up for president obama, trying to soften up a critical swing state. >> we made real progress, virginia. >> reporter: governor mitt romney trying to hold down iowa, a battleground state where he has fallen five points in the latest polls. >> with the vote of the people of iowa, we can't lose. >> reporter: the candidates cross paths within hours of each other as they barn stormed iowa and six other tossup states. making the final arguments in the last weekend of this campaign. the president was joined by musicians john mellencamp and katy perry, mitt romney got a boost from richard petty. >> this is what you hear when you're in a nascar race, right, richard? >> reporter: the candidates are just beginning their blitz of the battleground states. governor romney, campaigning later today in pennsylvania. 20 electoral votes thought to be in president obama's column, but republicans say are up for grabs. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> thi
NBC
Oct 27, 2012 9:00am EDT
prince william county monday with former president bill clinton may also be in jeopardy now. the campaign says they will monitor the storm and decide whether or not to reschedule. meanwhile mitt romney's wife ann is in our area right now holding a rally in mclean as we speak and will be in south riding. >>> first lady michelle obama is back in washington this morning after experiencing some flight problems last night. the first lady's plane was delayed in las vegas where she was doing campaigning there yesterday. the aircraft was held up for about three hours because of mechanical problems. there is no word on what exactly those problems were. but the flight eventually took off around midnight east coast time. >>> senate majority leader harry reid is out of a nevada hospital this morning. he suffered minor hip and rib injuries after a chain reaction crash on a las vegas interstate. senator reid's security detail took him to the hospital as a precaution. >>> new this morning police are searching for the person who used a hammer to pull off a robbery outside a local walmart. police
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
president obama and former president bill clinton. >> each candidate understands that virginia could be not only a critical swing state in the electoral college but perhaps even the critical state to the outcome. so it's no surprise, therefore, that the candidates are doing these very late campaign stops up until the day before the election in one case. >> after three stops in the commonwealth yesterday outside northern virginia mitt romney comes to be fairfax on monday the day before the election. he'll have a rally on this athletic field at george mason university, the same spot the president held a rally just two weeks ago. then just hours ago the romney campaign added yet another virginia event in newport news on sunday. that means the gop presidential nominee is stopping in virginia three of the final campaign days. political analyst mark rosell says while ought bama camp is also trying hard to win virginia romney has the most riding on vict victory here. >> most believe if romney loses this state he's probably most likely lost the election nationally. it is an xrooem extremely
NBC
Oct 28, 2012 10:00am EDT
used by the two president bushes starting here with george bush 41 slamming bill clinton in 199 and then george w. bush's famous 2004 wind surfing ad against john kerry. >> presidential candidate on the left stood for military action in the persian gulf while the candidate on the right agreed with those who opposed it. one of these candidates is bill clinton. unfortunately, so is the other. in which direction would john kerry lead? kerry voted for the iraq war. opposed it. supported it. and now opposes it again. john kerry. whichever way the wind blows. chris: funny thing is the guy who made that wind surfing ad that's bush's advisor mark mckinnon worked also for john mccain in 2008. and here's the recycled hand he work for mccain against primary opponent mitt romney. >> mitt romney seems to change positions like the wind. he tells florida he supports the bush tax cuts. but as massachusetts governor romney refused to take a position on the bush tax cuts. where does mitt romney? whichever way the wind blows. chris: and when we come back we've got a perfect storm coming ashore. that c
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 10:00am EST
. who don't publicly display affection, emotion, the way bill clinton did. they're not joyous politicians in that sense. like tip o'neill or a bill clinton. they need their wives to humanize them. chris: so well said. john, both sides. >> romney back in the spring when he was run, in the republican primaries and it looked like there was a chance he might lose to santorum, people close to him said he's like -- had peace with that already. and things there could be a deal that didn't go right for him and he is probably -- would be more reconciled to it. the president i think for a bunch of reasons, one, his level of competitiveness, most competitive politician i've ever seen. two, the degree to which he dislikes mitt romney and think that mitt romney is not worthy of the job. and the three that joy was talking about before, the president actually does and he tells people who's close to it and always has he feels the burden of his racial importance and historic significance a lot more than he talks about publicly. and i think he realizes that if he loses there will be a strain of
NBC
Nov 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
will be in virginia tonight for a star studded rally featuring former president bill clinton and singer dave matthews. the three will appear at jiffy lube live in prince william county. the president and mitt romney are both covering a lot of ground this weekend to motivate voters. they both used yesterday's jobs report as proof they'd be the best choice for commander-in-chief. >> we learned the companies hired more workers in october than any time in the last eight months. >> we learned that it's actually 7.9% and that's 9 million jobs short of what he promised. >> romney will also be traveling through the commonwealth and has rallies scheduled for monday afternoon at george mason university. >>> today is a last chance for many local voters wanting to cast a ballot before election day to head to the polls. it is the final day for early voting in all eight of d.c.'s wards and also the last day to cast an in-person absentee ballot in virginia. meantime early voting in maryland ended yesterday. >> tuesday virginians will also be deciding on question one, a ballot measure concerning
NBC
Nov 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
former president bill clinton started things off. it was the president who drew thousands here tonight. and this was part of his final pitch. >> a spirit that says no matter how bad a storm is, we bounce back. no matter how tough times are, we're all in this together. the romney campaign is spending even more of its final days in virginia. today it was paul ryan who headlined rallies for the gop ticket in richmond. with paul showing virginia the closest of battlegrounds, ryan appealed directly for help in turning out the vote. >> when we talk to that friend, relative, neighbor, the light, hope, change in 2008 and know now it was an empty promise. we will wake up on the morning of wednesday november 7th and know we met the moment as a country. >> this is president ball's last scheduled visit before the election. the vice president comes to sterling on monday. and mitt romney spends the next two days in the commonwealth, he'll be in fairfax on monday. julie carrie, news 4. >>> mitt romney was in colorado for a campaign rally, a denver post survey usa poll shows president obama wi
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 6:00pm EST
-- >> our president, barack obama! >> reporter: the president was there with former president bill clinton. it's a race so tight even four electoral votes could be the margin of victory. the nbc poll shows this is a battle of the sexes. president obama has an eight-point lead with women, governor romney, a seven-point lead with men. on capitol hill, brian mooar, news 4. >> both candidates are spending a lot of time in the battleground state of virginia. today tag and ben romney campaigned in northern virginia. they made stops in fairfax, sterling, and stanton holding rallies for supporters and volunte volunteers. romney will be at lynchburg tomorrow and george mason later that day. president obama was in new hampshire, florida today, ohio and colorado tonight, but his surrogates spent the day in the commonwealth. madeline albright canvassed with campaign volunteers. >>> that close to home today, police are searching for a person of interest after a robbery at a obama campaign office down in florida. fort meyers place say an employee found the front door of the office smashed this m
NBC
Oct 27, 2012 6:30pm EDT
candidate to get the economy back on track. he continues to enlist former president bill clinton to help. the two will campaign together in florida on monday. the one thing looming over the closing argument, the october jobs report. it comes out the friday before voters head to the polls. lester? >> peter, a candidate can't be in many places at one time. what's the plan for romney with ten days? where will his focus be? >> reporter: it's a good question. mitt romney will focus on an optimistic jobs oriented theme for the last ten days. they are trying to make a contrast between the two candidates. referring to his own candidacy as one of big change and the president is one of status quo. that word "big" we heard 24 times from romney today. we are likely to hear it again several times tonight. lester? >> peter and kristen on the campaign trail for us tonight, thank you. now through election day you can watch every presidential campaign event streaming live online at nbc news.com. >>> there is other news to tell you about. authorities in michigan launched a manhunt to catch a possible seri
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 10:30am EST
cuts 10 to one? and all of them said no. >> and bill clinton was making the choice in the final hours. >> three quick things. one, a stupid irritating republican primary that did not nothing to help the republican cause. two, an incredibly timid and negative and somewhat cynical obama campaign that will weaken him if he is re-elected. and a debate that took romney from dead to maybe president of the united states. >> that debate was huge, joe. >> i have to say, for me, it's a republican looking at the republican party, it was a horrifying primary process that damaged the republican brand. secondly, a terrible i think republican convention, where mitt romney didn't make the turn to the middle. and, third, just a remarkable first debate. that if mitt romney wins, it will be a debate that political scientists will be looking at 50 years from now. it really could be the big turning point. >> i hate to agree, but the debate is the line of demarcation, not only was it president obama's worst night and probably a near death experience for him, but mitt romney was suddenly a credible candidat
NBC
Nov 2, 2012 12:35am EDT
the first presidential e-mail in history from bill clinton recently sold on ebay for $125,000. you can tell the e-mail was from clinton from the subject heading "you up?" [ cheers and applause ] we have a great show tonight. give it up for the roots! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] thank you, everybody. and thank you for watching our show. guys, before we get started i wanted to mention another great charity that's helping people out in the wake of hurricane sandy. feeding america and their network of local food banks are working tirelessly to deliver food, water and other provisions to people affected by the storm. they need your help. so, if you can, go to their website feedingamerica.org or give them a call at 1-800-910-5524 and make a donation of anything. feeding america, they could really use your help to keep doing the great work that they're doing. thank you so much. [ cheers and applause ] good stuff. they do good stuff. we have a great show tonight. one of the best comics on the planet. he is hosting "saturday night live" this weekend. louis ck is here. [ cheers and applause
Search Results 0 to 18 of about 19 (some duplicates have been removed)